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Home Instead Senior Care awarded the Outstanding Corporate Citizen award by the CFA

Apr 20, 2016Home Instead Senior Care won the Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award at a gala award presentation April 18 at the 25th annual Canadian Franchise Association National Convention in Ottawa.
In granting the award for the Be a Santa to a Senior program, the CFA called out the “commitment and contributions to philanthropic endeavours across Canada.”
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Home Instead Senior Care applauds attention to aging

Aug 29, 2014: Home Instead Senior Care welcomes the focus on aging as a priority at this week’s Council of the Federation meeting in Prince Edward Island. As the Premiers rightly know, know, Canada is beginning to experience one of its largest demographic changes ever with the number of Canadians aged 65 and over expected to double in the next 25 years.

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Prince Edward Island Woman Wins National Award for Senior Volunteerism

Marilla Millar, an 83-year-old volunteer from Ellerslie, P.E.I., has been named the national winner of the Salute to Senior Service® contest sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network. She was selected from nearly 90 nominees.

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Franchise Excellence at CFA National Convention

the world's leading provider of companionship, Alzheimer's and home care for seniors, is the Gold winner of the 2014 Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Awards of Excellence in Franchising in the Category of Non-Traditional – Mature/Established. The award was presented...

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That call in the middle of the night

Pearl Raynes spent decades as a nurse, many of them tending to geriatric patients, so she wasn’t one to be blindsided by old age. As her health began to fail, requiring more and unexpected visits to doctors’ offices and hospital emergency wards, Raynes, now 83, always came prepared.

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Helping Hand Through Dementia

Her mom needed a long-term care facility, but she was overwhelmed by the choice. She spent days scouring the Internet for advice, talking to hospital discharge staff and workers with Ontario’s much-lauded Community Care Access Centres, who are mandated by the province to help needy seniors connect with services.
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Who will care for Mom?

For the first time in history, it would seem that Canadian adults now have more parents than they do children.  One implication of this is that caregiving for seniors will be a high-growth occupation in coming years.  Despite the depressed economy...
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Seniors Need More Help With Daily Tasks

While many companies are struggling, those that provide home-care to Canada's seniors say they've been surprised and delighted to find business booming.
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Seniors exercise their brains with Wiis

"Your brain, like anything else, can become atrophied if you don't use it," Vuchnich said with a smile yesterday at Keeping It Sharp, an event for seniors at the Briton House Retirement Residence on Mount Pleasant Rd...
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Mind games for the older brain

Remember the '60s and '70s, way back in the past century, when "playing mind games" had a distinctly unpleasant connotation? Of course you do. The problem is, if you're like many of us, you can't remember where you left your glasses 10 minutes ago...
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